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New Product Marketing Blurs the Line Between Nicotine Replacement Therapy and Smokeless Tobacco Products

Tobacco companies have started to market nicotine replacement therapies (NRT). As a result, a variety of products are coming into the market, such as chewing gum, lozenges and snus packages, affecting regulations that are placed on smoking cessation pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 30, 2016 22:43
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[Minnesota] U study: Nicotine-based insecticides inhibit bee reproduction

Queen bees exposed to nicotine-based insecticides become less active and lay fewer eggs, a University of Minnesota study released Friday shows. It's an important finding in the growing understanding of why bee populations are in decline, and it comes as
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Aug 30, 2016 02:15
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[France] Brain's nicotine receptors may be target for Alzheimer's treatment

While nicotine is not being suggested as a method for preventing Alzheimer's disease, blocking receptors in the brain that respond to the substance prevented memory loss linked to the condition in mice, suggesting them as a target for treatment. Nicotin
UPI
added Aug 30, 2016 02:09
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[Greece, UK] E-cigarettes are 'as bad for the heart as tobacco': Nicotine vapour damages blood vessels and raises risk of disease

Scientists found inhaling nicotine vapour damages key blood vessels, raising the risk of heart disease. The team monitored participants’ hearts while smoking a conventional cigarette for five minutes and using an e-cigarette for half an hour...Public Hea
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2016 02:08
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[North Carolina] Reducing Disparities in Tobacco Retailer Density by Banning Tobacco Product Sales Near Schools

Our results confirmed socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities in tobacco retailer density, with more retailers found in areas with lower income and greater proportions of African American residents. A high proportion of retailers located in these are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 29, 2016 21:29
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Study finds more youths smoke vaporizers for flavored liquids rather than nicotine

The researchers said their findings “point to the need for vaporizer-specific research to assess and ultimately regulate the public-health threat of vaporizers.” Compared with two traditional cigarette flavors (tobacco and menthol), the FDA has said ther
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 28, 2016 08:17
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The impact of tobacco control policies on smoking among socioeconomic groups in nine European countries, 1990-2007.

This study shows that tobacco control policies as implemented in the available European countries have helped to reduce the prevalence of smoking in the total population, particularly in lower socioeconomic groups. Widening inequalities in smoking may be
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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Reducing Disparities in Tobacco Retailer Density by Banning Tobacco Product Sales Near Schools

Proximity-based point of sale (POS) policies banning tobacco product sales near schools appear to be more effective in reducing retailer density in lower income and racially diverse neighborhoods than in higher income and white neighborhoods, and hold gre
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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new study underscores need to get rid of flavored tobacco products

underscores why flavored tobacco products have to go and that the FDA needs to step in...While it’s encouraging to learn that a lot of teens are not seeking nicotine, many are finding it anyway...many teens could be getting nicotine without even knowing i
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 26, 2016 21:12
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E-cigarettes: Most teens vape for flavor, not nicotine

However, the researchers say there is limited data on the extent to which adolescents use e-cigarettes to vape nicotine. With this in mind, Dr. Miech and team set out to determine precisely what substances youths are inhaling when they use e-cigarettes.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 26, 2016 16:04
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